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Apps designed for elementary OS save their state and open and close instantly. In this way, there is functionally little difference between close and minimize. You can read more about the rationale on the elementary blog. There is also a follow up post. What can I do instead of minimizing? There is still a way to minimize an application in elementary OS. ...


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You can get the minimize button with elementary-tweaks. Follow the following steps. Step 1: Install elementary-tweaks (For Elementary Freya) sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mpstark/elementary-tweaks-daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks Step 2: Go to System Settings > Tweaks. In the Appearance section you can change the windows ...


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You can also set a hot-corner to achieve this in the Desktop settings. Then, all you have to do is point the mouse to the corner and the window will minimize. As you can see below, mine is set to minimize with the low right corner of the screen. It's surprisingly effective. And, as a elementary os user for two years now, I can relate to your pain. Not ...


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In Terminal, without installing anything: gsettings set org.pantheon.desktop.gala.behavior hotcorner-topright 'minimize-current'


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First, welcome to elementary OS! Hope you've found a Linux home!!! To my knowledge, there are three different ways you are able to minimize a window. Two are available to a user right out of the box and the third is done via installing elementary Tweaks. Here is a rundown of each: You can place your mouse over the title bar of any window and right click ...


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You need to install elementary-Tweaks instead Gnome Tweak Tool, but maybe you can find that setting under the 'Windows' tab in the Tweak Tool. If not: First run in a terminal this commands (you need to install software-properties-common to be able to add repositories): sudo apt-get install software-properties-common && sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...


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Plank(Dock) has a hidden settings window for developers/OEMs. Hold Control and right click anywhere on the dock Select "Preferences" Select "Docklets" tab from the Dialog box that appeared Drag "Desktop" item to the Dock Boom!!


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The first step, install wmctrl package: sudo apt-get install wmctrl Description from the wmctrl homepage: The wmctrl program is a UNIX/Linux command line tool to interact with an EWMH/NetWM compatible X Window Manager. The tool provides command line access to almost all the features defined in the EWMH specification. It can be used, for example, ...


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Copy the elementary theme and replace the icon files and set it as a new theme. Edit: Sorry i was on my iPod so i couldn't really tell you in all details. Copy the elementary theme from /usr/share/icons/ to documents. Open the index.theme and edit the following. [Icon Theme] Name=elementary To [Icon Theme] Name=elementaryNewTheme Change the folder ...


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@NatoBoram answer is my favorite. A tiny supplement for elementary OS 5.0 (Juno) and 5.1 (Hera) the answer works. Windows-like layout (three buttons on top right corner): gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings overrides "{'Gtk/DecorationLayout': <':close,minimize,maximize'>}" MacOS-like layout (three buttons on top left corner): ...


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Use the dock! Minimize and restore windows by clicking on their icons in Plank.


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There are many ways without adding hot corners, installing third-party software, or creating confusing configurations in the command line. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to minimize a window. Method 1 Click on the app's icon in the dock Method 2 Win+H Method 3 Change your layout to add minimize buttons For 5.0 and 5.1 use ... buttons on right: ...


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With Elementary OS's Juno release, this option is conveniently placed in the System Settings. Navigation: Setting -> Desktop -> Dock Once at this location, the Dock behaviour controls are Icon Size, Hide When and Pressure Reveal. The Hide When control also has a toggle. If the toggle is set to OFF, the dock stays locked in its position.


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sudo apt install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip.scott/elementary-tweaks sudo apt install elementary-tweaks Then open settings and change that option in Tweaks menu.


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Change theme, i install tweaks and that works for me. install this if you wanna get tweaks. sudo apt install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip.scott/elementary-tweaks sudo apt update sudo apt install elementary-tweaks tweaks install on your system settings. you can use themes for gtk and change theme.


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